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this morning. as charlie rangel refuses to resign, another democrat in congress is embroiled in an investigati investigation. can it shift the elections? bp and the government begin to scale back cleanup efforts. residents say they're leaving way too early. more beaches closed in the northeast as great whites swim closer to shore. now a team of scientists is trying to track and tag the deadly sharks. we go along for the hunt. and chelsea clinton's picture perfect wedding. we have the photos, the inside details and who was and wasn't there.
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she looked so happy in the pictures. >> she looked beautiful. >> blushing bride. good morning, america. >> good morning, everyone. we're still talking about that wedding. we knew it was official last night when chelsea's parents released a statement. we could not have asked for a more perfect day to celebrate the start of their new life together. we're so happy to welcome marc into our family. there she is beaming in a strapless vera wang dress. the former president walking his daughter down the aisle. the proud papa. and the clintons with their new son-in-law. and hillary, by the way, wearing oscar de la renta. >> no photos of roger clinton doing the electric slide. there was a rabbi there. a minister. probably didn't cost $5 million in the end. >> everyone said, we spotted oprah. she may have been in the area but not at the wedding. if you fly, the skies are
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supposed to be safer starting this morning. while you're getting screened, all kinds of cargo flying with us didn't. until today. why did it take so long? are there still some cracks in the system? an important report coming up in the show. and lightning can be dangerous. hundreds of years after ben franklin threw his kite, the power of nature is still mysterious. this morning, we're talking about scientists, lightning chasers. we begin with another serious ethics charge against another representative of congress. representative maxine waters will face an ethics charge this fall, this, after a week where charlie rangel's ethics charges dominated headlines. david kerley is here with more. >> reporter: already saddled with high unemployment and
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anemic growth, the democrats were hoping to avoid this. two members facing ethics charges. >> i can't hear you. >> reporter: first, it was new york's charlie rangel. >> how do you think i got my job? >> reporter: now, word that another democratic member may face an ethics trial in the house. maxine waters. >> it will be fresh in voters' minds when they head to the polls. >> reporter: rangel facing charges of avoiding taxes. waters, possiblily helping a bank avoid a bailout. a bank that her husband served on the board of. >> we kept our promise to drain the swamp. >> the fact is, the swamp has not been drained. >> reporter: the president offered only tepid support for charlie rangel. >> i think charlie rangel served a long time and served his constituents very well. these allegations are very troubling. he's somebody who is at the end
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of his career. 80 years old. i'm sure that what he wants is to be able to end his career with dignity. and my hope is that it happens. >> reporter: republicans seemed to be trying to stay out of the way, relishing in the democratic troubles. >> i think the members of congress understand just how powerful the idea that the majority party is potentially doing the wrong thing policy-wise but also, sort of cheating the people. i think that's an argument you'll hear any minority make against any majority for a long time to come. >> reporter: it's the way to win back power? >> it's the way to win power. >> reporter: it's rare these cases go to trial in the house of representatives. but both members are demanding a public trial. something democrats hoped to avoid, worked to avoid. the only good news for the democrats is this is coming out a couple of months before the election, rather than a couple of weeks before the election.
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>> that's really cold comfort, though. for more on this, let's bring in the newest member of the abc family, christiane amanpour, welcome, and congratulations. >> thank you so much, good morning to you. >> great to welcome you aboard. your exclusive with house speaker nancy pelosi could not be more timely, in light of david's report there. what did she have to say about all this roiling conflict? >> she did address it. i asked her directly in a wide-ranging interview. asking her how all of this squared with the democrats' efforts to have an ethical congress, to drain the swamp, how their affection and respect for their long-time colleagues squared if all of this. listen to what nancy pelosi had to say. >> i came in and said, we'll drain the swamp. we did. we passed the most sweeping ethics reform. any personal affection and respect we may have for people
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make us sad about the course of events. none of our personalities is more important that holding up the personal standard. >> she was clear about that. said she herself was out of the loop. the ethics panel is bipartisan. she has nothing to do with that. clear they would abide by whatever came out of that. bill? >> let's switch to the other big story of the week, if not the year. that is the wikileaks document leak on the war in afghanistan. defense secretary robert gates broke his silence, to you. and i imagine some concern on his behalf, yeah? >> absolutely. you know, there's a big debate over what new it says about the actual war. some people are saying it actually says a lot about the war. others saying no, it doesn't. what it does say, according to the secretary of defense, is that sources have been
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compromised. particularly afghan sources inside afghanistan, who are putting their lives on the line to help the united states forces there. they're very concerned about it. the secretary called the whole leak -- said he was mortified and appalled by it. whether or not the leakers were legally culpable, they were certainly morally so. >> before you go. we have to ask. few journalists, foreign journalists have more impeccable credentials as you. great to have you on the team. so many people wonder what is "this week" going look like through the prism of christiane amanpour's experience? >> it's great to be in the chair. great to be on the team. really having an opportunity to be part of the tradition of "this week" that goes back 30 odd years. i think having covered the world for 20 years as a foreign
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correspondent, i have firsthand experiences of the global challenges, opportunities that confront americans every day. i would like to open a window on the world. additionally. and especially, i would like to explore, as a journalist, this big story here in the united states. really explore the policies, how they affect the people of the united states, and see whether we can see where politics and policy neat and eventually meet the needs of the people. >> we'll be watching. once again, congratulations. >> thank you. >> you can see her host her debut episode of "this week" with speaker pelosi and secretary gates coming up. >> we look forward to that. the other buzz in washington is that wedding we have been talking about. chelsea clinton and investment banker marc mezvinsky got married yesterday in rhinebeck, new york. and despite all the media conch, there were still a few surprises. linsey davis is in rhinebeck. with all the details.
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good morning, linsey. >> reporter: they managed to keep an estimated 400 wedding guests quiet and the media guessing. all along the way. now we don't have to rely on speculation. we have actual answers. and even pictures. at last. the veil of secrecy lifted. chelsea clinton, the young girl we met in the white house is now all grown up. she was stunning in her gown. it had silver beading circling the waist. and she wore a smile similar to her mother's. she said her i dos on her own terms, without paparazzi or press. the former president reportedly slimmed down for the affair, losing more than 15 pounds. before walking chelsea down the aisle. the mother of the bride beamed in fuchsia designed by oscar de la renta. around 7:30, it was fushl. the couple had tied the knot. in an e-mail they said, today we
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watched with great pride and overwhelming emotion. as chelsea and marc wed in a beautiful ceremony at astor courts. we could not have asked for a more perfect day to celebrate the beginning of their life together. the inter faith ceremony included both the jewish and christian tradition. the big names were not there for the nuptials. as far as who was there, the majority of the guests were 20 and 30-somethings. friends of the bride and groom. the prominent names that did show up included vernon jordan, former secretary of state madeleine albright. and actor ted danson and his wife, mary steenburgen. >> all the big ticket players came. >> reporter: while we still don't know how much the wedding cost, the bride and groom
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certainly looked like more than a million bucks. so, there were no fireworks after all. a few other misnomers sprinkled in there. the one question that remains besides what it all cost was where is the honeymoon? let the speculators begin. >> we were wondering about that. what did some of the guests say about the magical night? >> still, mum's the word. all we got out of some people was that they were from london. they said wedding, what wedding? people were overheard saying, it was a great party. >> glad you got spend time there in beautiful rhinebeck, thank you, linsey. >> rhinebeck, that good publicity for that little town. let's go to jeremy hubbard for the check of the headlines. good morning, bill, bianna, everyone.
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the efforts to permanently close the damaged oil well may begin this week. has bp become too optimistic? here's abc's jeffrey kofman. >> reporter: they're packing up the boom. with federal officials declaring that the threat of oil has passed, the boom is disappearing. that does not please trey tillman. >> they say it's not visible and everything. but every time we come in from fishing, there's oil on the side of the boat. >> reporter: this week, the fisheries off mississippi and part of louisiana were open to fishing. peter youngblood is working for bp. looking for oil. what do you have there? >> some grass. some sample to see how thick it is. >> reporter: is that oil? >> yes. >> reporter: he worries there's a rush to say that the water is clean. >> i think everybody will go back fishing and all this will pop up. and they're going to have to shut everything down. it's going to mess up our lives
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for years. >> reporter: the theory that the oil gone from the surface is lingering below. >> give them an abundant harvest. >> reporter: this was the 82nd blessing of the fishing fleet. have we turned a corner? >> i think we have turned a torner. but we have a long way to go. >> reporter: the nagging fear that the nation will lose interest before the crisis is over. jeffrey kofman, abc news. more than 1100 people are dead and thousands trapped by flooding in pakistan. due to monsoons. rescue efforts are being hampered by damaged roads and bridges. more than 300,000 army troops have been sent in. survivors don't have enough shelter. and face a growing threat of disease. meantime, iran says three american hikers captured a year ago should be held on trial. some in the u.s. believe a fast trial on trespassing charges might speed the hikers' return to the united states. three convicted murderers have escaped from an arizona prison.
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the men apparently cut through a fence and kidnapped two truck drivers before fleeing in their semi truck. and final lirks captured on surveillance video, a dancing robbery. a man held up a gas station while his female partner danced on the counter. to distract the clerk. pretty light on her feet there. the dancers ended up leaving empty handed. i think it was wham that told us guilty feet have got no rhythm. >> it was wham or chaucer. >> stick with wham. >> hi, mary. top that. >> good morning. rain, a lot of it. we show you some record rainfall in phoenix, arizona. making getting around town very difficult. nearly 1 1/2 inches fell yesterday. they've not seen that kind of rain ever. good news, the rain sort of dissipates in phoenix. we do have flood watches in about four states, the four corner states. north and east of there, severe
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storms. the threat here is the 80-mile-per-hour wind gusts. keeping an eye on a tornado, large hail, and >> good morning. it would start to this first of august. much of the rain has moved on. white showers in frederick county. let as -- light showers in frederick county. but giving the big picture. 68 in aspirin. you will see an increase in clouds as we go through the day today. high-temperature only 81. >> thank you so much. coming up, we're going to tell you about the continued record heat in the southeast. bill? let's turn to your safety in the skies. while all of us were wrestling our bags and ourselves through
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security, tons of unscreened cargo ended up in the bellies of the same planes. finally, now, nine years after 9/11, that is changing. here's lisa stark. >> reporter: it's not just passengers and luggage stuffed under planes. cargo does, too. an estimated 7 billion pounds a year. unlike passengers and luggage, not all of it was screened. until today. what in a box doesn't get screened, does it go on a plane? >> no. it doesn't get put on plane. if a box does not get screened, it will not go on a plane after august 1. >> reporter: it's up to airlines and cargo companies to ensure there are no bombs in boxes. >> i think for you and i, when we get on an airplane, we would like to know that the cargo on the plane has been screened. >> reporter: this freight company and 900 others nationwide have been certified
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by the tsa to handle cargo screening. >> you would be able to spot that? >> sure. >> reporter: the new tsa administrator, john pistol, got a firsthand look. here's it's screened. even hand-checked if need be. tsa acknowledges there is still a security gap. they're not yet able to screen all of the cargo coming in from overseas. that's about 10 million pounds of cargo every day. with cargo arriving on planes from 94 countries, tsa estimates another three years to put that screening in place. critics say that's far too long. >> every country, every airline, every cargo company has to know we will not compromise in our protections of the safety of passengers on planes. >> reporter: tsa's chief says they are screening what the agency considers high-risk cargo
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from overseas. pistole won't be comfortable until they get it all. >> we know that terrorists are looking for opportunities. to exploit any gaps in our security. >> reporter: the security gap is narrower than ever, but far from closed. for "good morning america," lisa stark, abc news, dulles, virginia. well frrngs danger in the zis danger in the water, there's been a surge of shark sightings in the northeast. it's been so bad off of cape cod, scientists are trying to track and tag them. jeremy has been following this story. >> yesterday alone, eight more great white sharks spotted off cape cod, on top of several other sightings in the last few days. with the help of airplanes, boats, and harpoon guns, researchers are getting answers. nearly a dozen great whites spotted off the shore of cape cod in the last week alone. now on this one beach, swimming is banned indefinitely. >> a little fearful. they're great whites after all.
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and i think we should be respectful. >> reporter: now the hunt is on for the monstrous sharks. we went along as researchers tracked down the great whites. first, they're spotted from above. then relay the location to a patrol boat below. from there, a crew member with a harpoon jabs them with a satellite tag. >> he'll place the tag at the base of the dorsal fin. it archives information about temperature, depth, and light levels. >> right there. >> reporter: they're hoping to learn more about where they're coming from and why they're here. fact is, sharks of all kinds have made their way to northeast beaches. leading to beach evacuations and scares for swimmers. friday, a dark dorsal fin popped out of the water in new jersey. moments later, a sand shark swam ashore. but it is the great white greg and his team are curious about.
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the tags will give crucial data to a satellite. they can track the migrating path. scientists know the sharks are coming here to feed on the gray seals. they rarely attack humans. >> shark! >> reporter: except, of course, in the movies. authorities are warning swimmers to be on the lookout just in case. again, they think it's because of the exploding seal population there. it's as if a restaurant has opened up for the sharks to dine in there. they tagged just one of the eight spotted yesterday of the sharks. >> it's amazing how little we know. >> especially in this part of the world. >> yeah. >> it seems to be a theme in this part of the world. >> note to self. try not to look like a seal. coming up, chelsea's big day. we have the lowdown on the event. and when lightning strikes, they don't run for cover.
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-- afternoon. some will pay 25 cents more than smart pay users. $2.50. here is the ligature forecast. >> we have had a what start -- here is a look at your forecast. >> we have had a wet start today. temperatures are cool down to the lower 80's. the heat is coming back around 90's during the mid-week. >> thanks for watching. now back to "good morning america." .
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♪ isn't she lovely isn't she wonderful ♪ >> oh, there she is through the years. chelsea clinton, from gawky teen to beautiful bride. she and marc mezvinsky tied the knot last night. at a lavish estate in rhinebeck, new york. we'll have the details on the wedding, the dress, the ceremony all coming up. good morning, america. i'm bianna golodryga. >> and i'm bill weir. it's sunday, august 1st. also ahead, trying to capture lightning, not in a bottle. we'll meet scientists, storm chasers. did you know? the average volt can reach 50,000 degrees fahrenheit. five times hotter than the surface of the sun. >> amazing video. and the "weekend window"
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opens to the buffalo national river in arkansas. can't wait to see that. we begin with the most talked about wedding in years. the clinton-mezvinsky nuptials. they took place last night. linsey davis is in rhinebeck, new york. where the happy couple exchanged vows. good morning, again, linsey. >> reporter: good morning, bianna. just to give you an idea how cloak and dagger the wedding was, we talked to guests in from london, they said, wedding? what wedding? now the veil is being lifted. for starters -- the dresses designed by the family friend, vera wang. the groom's tux and all the ties were designed by burberry. secretary of state hillary clinton was decked out in fuchsia wearing a gown designed by oscar de la renta. the reception was catered by the st. regis. a lot going on ats ator court
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estate. the couple read the poem, the life that i had. the life that i have is all that i have. and the life that i have is yours. very sweet. very sweet stuff. >> great stuff indeed. thank you, linsey. sorry for that motorcycle behind you. thanks for dishing with us. joining us now to dish on more details bonnie fuller. and celebrity redding planner, shawn rabidou. if he looks familiar, he was on a reality show. bethenny frankel? >> yes. >> give us more details on the wedding. >> she is stunning. she reminded me of grace kelly, her hair lightly pulled back, a strapless gown. what set it off was that gorgeous silver belt. it was ornate but classic. and then the tulle fairy tale skirt. it was wonderful. >> i agree. >> the flowers were beautiful.
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>> the flowers were gorgeous. they were very simple. they were classic. they were clean. and i think it all just went together as a package. it really stated elegance. and the belt with the dress to me symbolized a little bit of new york, that edge of new york city. but it was elegant. >> it was. and she only wore very simple diamond earrings. a simple diamond bracelet. nothing ornate or over the top. it really kept in keeping with the whole style of the wedding. the white runner, the white benches. as it turned out, a classic format. >> i think it's indicative of her tastes. she is classic, she is elegant. she's got a sense of tradition to her. i think everything she did pulled that together. >> her look was a winner. how about her parents? we know that he lost 20 pounds. >> he looked fabulous. great in that dark suit. hillary looked fabulous.
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i mean, it really -- like -- she looked like the mother of the bride. >> she wore oscar de la renta. i noticed how much she freshened up her look. she's been criticized in the past for having kind of shellacked hair. her hair was barely done, her makeup was fresh. it was a different look. i thought, thank goodness bill got his suit fitted. because when he was out at the rehearsal dinner, it looked two sizes too big. >> it fit the slimmer bill clinton. let's talk about the guest list. who was going to be there? which celebrities were going to be there? a so-called oprah spotting? >> it doesn't surprise me that the celebrities were not there. they were -- they wanted something intimate and, you know, they kept it that way. they kept it very close with people. >> there were big names. ted danson, mary steenburgen. now, by flames the clinton's
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world. >> madeleine albright. >> vernon jordan was there. >> it makes you appreciate chelsea's privacy. she said this is what she wanted. it was what she got. let's talk about the food. we know she was a vegan. questions about whether there would be meat at the wedding, what the cake would be like? >> we heard it was a vegan and vegetarian feast. there was organic beef served, we heard. and the cake was gluten-free. from la toulisse. >> and i think, again, she kept it classic and some what traditional. i think with a wedding of that size you need so have options for the guests. there might have been a fish course. possibly. >> it was an interfaith marriage. he's jewish, she's christian. you, as a wedding planner, how does something like that go about? making sure that you honor both
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religions? >> it's not that hard. you want to -- a lot of couples get a rabbi and a minister. you try to bring out the aspects of each of you. >> it looked like they were reading personal vows to each other. >> they were under the chuppah. you can see the chuppah in some of the pictures. they had branches of trees and roses. looked like roses over them. and they read apparently from the seven blessings, a jewish prayer. >> any idea is she's going to be keeping clinton or will she be a mezvinsky or a clinton-mezvinsky? >> i don't know. i haven't heard. >> i haven't heard. i imagine she'll keep clinton. >> thank you for being here. we'll have you here for 10, 15 years for the obama girls' weddings. >> absolutely. >> thank you. >> thank you. now the headlines with jeremy hubbard who is in for ron this morning.
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good morning, jeremy. good morning. in the news this morning, a wildfire that burned almost 14,000 acres of los angeles is threatening thousands of homes. firefighters say they're gaining the upper hand. now to what some are calling a miraculous rescue. a 10-year-old girl found alive in rubble after a three-story building collapse in italy. and abby gir ra, the college student tlaugt to be dead after an identity mixup after a tragic crash remains in critical condition. her family says she's making progress. they've set up a donation fund to help pay her medical bills. and go forward. >> finally, a thrilling new word. the largest group thriller. 1800 people turned out for the dancing zombie event. no mere mortal can resist. that's a quick look at the headline this is morning. now over to marysol. >> you're quick with the lyrics this morning. we continue to talk about the
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heat in the deep south and the southeast. look at the temperatures. memphis, 100 degrees. tulsa, 98. it's been like this for the better part of the week. it feels like a lot warmer. 105, 115. take a look at dallas. it's 105 today and tomorrow and tuesday. by wednesday, break out the scarf. it only goes down to 104, 103. you can see the trend we're talking about here. elsewhere, it's just pretty hot. except the west coast. 76 in los angeles. >> good morning. no record heat here. ine of the coolest days over a month. the heat is coming back. by midweek, temperatures in >> thanks so much. this weather report has been brought to you by kellogg's nutrigrain. bill and bianna? when we come back, the power of lightning.
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i tell you. no more natural entertainment than sitting on a porch watching an electric storm on a summer's day. lightning, a beautiful and dangerous phenomenon. according to some estimates, lightning strikes cause more than $5 billion in damage every year. in the u.s. alone. that's why scientists are out there studying lightning. marysol has more on this trend. >> bill, the national geographic channel rode along with what they call lightning chasers. they certainly go out in search of storms. they bring along lots of high-tech equipment, trying to uncover the secrets to one of nature's most awesome powers. it strikes in an instant. a bolt of electricity so fast and powerful, the human eye can only capture a flicker of its true fury. because its image is so hard to capture, scientists know only the basics of how lightning works. they're hoping new technology
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will help them learn more. using high-tech cameras, scientists are able to capture the image of lightning at a lower rate and see the total duration of a flash for the first time. >> this is a high-speed camera. i can film 2,000 images per second. i've installed bubble on the van. it allows me to see at different angles. >> reporter: by slowing down the strikes, scientists can see that one bolt of lightning can be seen as several distinct flashes. >> i would like to take it piece by piece and figure out what is happening. >> reporter: the flash can originate from the structure, not from the cloud. airplanes can also trigger lightning strikes. drawing lightning from above and below, as seen in this rare amateur video.
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scientists are learning more about how dangerous lightning can be. even when a storm appears far away, the electrical charges can be closer than you think. >> unfortunately, a lot of the people that get struck get struck by the first or second lightning in a storm. so they don't really have any warning except to look and see that there is the dark clouds. one needs to be more proactive than waiting for thunder. >> reporter: lightning can strike three miles from the center of the storm. sometimes even as far as 10 to 15 miles. >> you can count the time between the thunder and the lightning and it's less than 30 seconds or so, it's less than five miles. it's time to take cover. >> reporter: at any given moment, 200,000 storms are
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active on earth. giving the lightning chasers plenty of opportunity to chase their passion. >> i never get tired of watching lightning. to me, it's one of the most powerful things that nature can display. to be able to see that bright light -- just the thunder that comes after sit just remarkable. it's an awesome show of what nature can do. >> it really is. and a couple of other interesting facts. 90% of all lightning occurs over land. lightning almost never strikes the north and the south pole. >> i guess smokey the bear was lying when he said, only you can prevent forest fires. >> very true. >> they're touched off all the time. >> i didn't know they could be triggered by planes either. >> we can see a lot more of this naked science on the nat geo channel. that premiers thursday, august 5th. our thanks to them for some really great video. coming up, we float down the river through the ozarks in our "weekend window." w."
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well, deep in the heart of the ozarks in arkansas, the buffalo national river flows freely for 135 miles. one of the few remaining in the lower 48 unimpeded by dams. it's where our "weekend window" open this is morning in high-def. [ birds chirping ] ♪ >> buffalo national river has a tremendous variety of
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experiences right there for the outdoors person. come in the summer time, fish, swim, have a great time. the river is a magnificent jewel here in the ozarks. about 135 miles of floatable stream. >> the fact that you can go from one end of the park to the other in a canoe or kayak makes it a pretty unique opportunity for people. >> this is a really, really neat place. there's nothing to obstruct the flow of the river. it's entirely depending on the natural sequence. if it rains, we get more water. if we don't, the river goes down. it's great place to be when it gets this hot. not so bad to tip over the canoe. you get a little wet and you only have to stand up because
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the river is not very deep. >> the uniqueness of the river is the peace of the river. the quiet. the solitude in the midst of a very, very busy world. there's plaeenty of places upstream or downstream where you can have a quiet time. >> i caught my first fish when i was 4 on the buffalo river. my first solo boating trip when i was an early teenager. from the time i was a little kid on up through now, it's been a tremendous part of our lives.
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want to give a shout-out to our talented producer, jen, who shot that "weekend window" all by herself. >> bravo. >> thank you. >> that was a good job. a nice one. christiane amanpour's debut coming up on "this week." across much of the country. should be a great show as well. and on "gma" on monday, the secrets to getting a job in the tough economy. have a great week, everybody. the >> good morning. in the news, construction continues today on 395. drivers may face delays. crews are repaving the ramp leading to pennsylvania avenue. the southbound lane and many
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other rams in between. the work will not be finished until early tomorrow morning. signs are posted to guided drivers around work zones. passengers will pay an extra 20 cents during weekday afternoon peak times on demetra. writers who use certain cards will pay 25 cents more than smart pay users. the price will drop to $2.50 for those cars. here is a ligature forecast. >> this could be the coolest day we have had in over a month. if you showers of there in the gettysburg area and the frederick, maryland. let's show you the storms. many had rain overnight. we will keep the threat of scattered thunderstorms throughout the day. 86 degrees and a trace of rain.
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average temperature is 88 degrees. we were below that and will be below that even more today. high-temperature today only about 80 degrees. mostly cloudy skies. the heat is coming back. by tuesday through thursday in the mid 90's. >> it is getting hot out there. thanks for watching.
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